Tourist arrivals in India through visa on arrival increases at 120.99%

tourise-arrivalsAs per report in the ‘Breaking News’ the tourist arrivals through visa on arrival increased at a CAGR of 120.99 per cent during 2010-17 to reach 1,697,175 tourists in 2017, as per a Tourism and Hospitality by IBEF. Indian government has also released a fresh category of visa – the medical visa or M visa, to encourage medical tourism in India. Foreign tourist arrivals for medical purpose increased from 427,014 in 2016 to 495,056 in 2017(P). In June 2016, the In-dian government approved 150 countries under the visa on arrival scheme, including Australia, to attract additional foreign tourists.

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